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Pancreatic islet cell-type-specific transcriptomic changes during pregnancy and postpartum.

Chung JY, Ma Y, Zhang D, Bickerton HH, Stokes E, Patel SB, Tse HM, Welner RS, Banerjee RR. iScience. (accepted 3/14/2023)

Localized CTLA-4-Ig and antioxidant islet encapsulation alters macrophage STAT1 signaling and induces regulatory and anergic T cells to enhance allograft survival

Barra JM, Kozlovskaya V, Burnette KS, Banerjee RR , Fraker CA, Kharlampieva E, Tse HM. American Journal of Transplantation. 2023 Jan 20;S1600-6135(23)00229-0. doi: 10.1016/j.ajt.2023.01.007. PMID: 36731781


Editorial: Staving off gestational diabetes: Pancreatic islet adaptations and the extrinsic signals that drive them

Bowe JE, Huang C, Dong H, Banerjee RRFrontiers in Endocrinology. 2022 Nov 23;13:1056352. doi: 10.3389/fendo.2022.1056352. PMID: 36506060 PMCID: PMC9727494


Cdk5 drives formation of heterogeneous pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors.

Carter AM, Kumar N, Herring B, Tan C, Guenter R, Telange R, Howse W, Viol F, McCaw TR, Bickerton HH, Gupta P, Gillardon F, Woltering EA, Dhall D, Totenhagen J, Banerjee RR, Kurian EM, Reddy S, Chen H, Schrader J, Rose JB, Mukhtar MS, Bibb JA. Oncogenesis. 2021 Dec 3;10(12):83. doi: 10.1038/s41389-021-00372-5. PMID: 34862365 

Partners in Crime: Beta-cells and Autoimmune Responses Complicit in Type Diabetes Pathogenesis. Toren, E, Burnette KS, Banerjee RR*, Hunter CS*, Tse HM*. Frontiers in Immunology. Review. (accepted / in press Sept 2021) (*co-corresponding author.)

Very Low Vitamin D in a Patient with a Novel Pathogenic Variant in the GC Gene that encodes Vitamin D-Binding Protein.

Banerjee RR, Spence T, Frank SJ, Pandian R, Hoofnagle AN, Argiropoulos, Marcadier JL.

Journal of the Endocrine Society. ePub 05 June 2021. (co-corresponding author.)


Lactation improves pancreatic β cell mass and function through serotonin production.

Moon. J. H., Kim, H., Kim, H. Park, J., Choi, W., Hong, H.J., Ro, H-J, Jun, S., Choi, S.H., Banerjee R.R., Shong, M, Cho, N.H., Kim, S.K., German, M.S., Jang, H.C., and Hail Kim. Science Translational Medicine.  2020 Apr 29;12 (541):eaay0455. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aay0455. PMID: 32350130.

Serotonin regulates adult β-cell mass by stimulating perinatal β-cell proliferation.

Moon. J. H., Kim, Y.G., Kim, K., Sho, O., Wang, S. Wang, J., Yang, K., Kim, H., Lee, J., Banerjee, R.R., Kim, S.K., Wu, Y., Mizukami, H., German, M.S., and Hail Kim. in press, Diabetes. 2020 Feb;69(2):205-214. doi: 10.2337/db19-0546. Epub 2019 Dec 5. PMID: 31806625


Prolactin Receptor Signaling Regulates a Pregnancy-Specific Transcriptional Program in Mouse Islets

Pepin, M.E., Bickerton, H.H., Bethea, M., Hunter, C.S, Wende, A. R. and Banerjee R.R.  Endocrinology. 2019 May 1;160(5):1150-1163. doi: 10.1210/en.2018-00991. PMID: 31004482. PMCID: PMC6475113. (originally deposited to BioRxiv, see 2018)


Prolactin Receptor Signaling Regulates a Pregnancy-Specific Transcriptional Program in Mouse Islets

Pepin, M.E., Wende, A. R. and Banerjee R.R.  BioRxiv.  deposited November 19, 2018.

Differential tissue response to growth hormone in mice

Berry, R. McGinnis, G.R., Banerjee R.R.  Young, M.E. and S.J. Frank.  FEBS Open Bio.  May 23;8(7):1146-1154. doi: 10.1002/2211-5463.12444. eCollection 2018 Jul. PMID: 29988606. 

Piecing together the puzzle of pancreatic islet adaptation in pregnancy. 

R. R. Banerjee. 

Annals of the New York Academy of the Sciences.  2018 Jan;1411(1):120-139. doi: 10.1111/nyas.13552. PMID 29377199.


ASF1B chaperones histone 3.3 to the β-cell cycle dance.   

Banerjee R.R.  and Bhatnagar S.  

Cell Cycle. 2017 Jan 17;16(2):161-162.


Gestational diabetes from inactivation of prolactin receptor and MafB in islet β-cells

Banerjee, R. R., Cyphert, H.A., Chakravarti, H., Gu. X., Liu, Y., Conrad, L., Goodrich, L., Stein, R., and Kim, S.K. 

Diabetes.  2016 Aug;65(8):2331-41. doi: 10.2337/db15-1527. Epub 2016 May 23.  PMID: 27217483.


2015 and before:

Mifepristone Treatment of Cushing’s Syndrome in a Pediatric Patient.

Banerjee, R. R., Marina, N., Katznelson, L., and Feldman, B.F.  

Pediatrics. 2015 Nov;136(5):e1377-81.  Epub 2015 Oct 12.  PMID: 26459648.


Mouse and Human Resistin Impair Glucose Transport in Primary Mouse Cardiomyocytes and Oligomerization is Required for this Biological Action.

Graveleau, G., Zaha, V.G., Mohajer, A., Banerjee, R.R., Dudley-Rucker, N., Steppan, C.M., Rajala, M.W., Scherer, P.E., Ahima, R.S., Lazar, M.A., Abel, E.D.    

Journal of Biological Chemistry. 280(36): 31679-85.  9 Sept. 2005. PMID 15983036.


Regulation of resistin expression and circulating levels in obesity, diabetes, and fasting.

Rajala, M.W., Qi, Y., Patel, H.R., Takahashi, N., Banerjee, R., Pajvani, U.B., Sinha, M.K., Gingerich, R.L., Scherer, P.E., Ahima, R.S.    

Diabetes.  53(7): 1671-9.  July 2004.  PMID 15220189.


Regulation of fasted blood glucose by resistin.

Banerjee, R. R., Rangwala, S. M., Shapiro, J. S., Rich, A. S., Rhoades, B., Qi, Y., Wang, J., Rajala, M.W., Pocai, A., Scherer, P.E., Steppan, C.M., Ahima, R. S., Obici, S., Rossetti, L., and Lazar, M. A.  

Science.  303: 1195-1198.  20 February 2004. PMID 14976316.


Resistin: molecular history and prognosis. 

Banerjee, R. R. and Lazar, M. A.  

Journal of Molecular Medicine.  81(4):  218-226.  April 2003.  PMID 12700889.

Dimerization of Resistin and Resistin-Like Molecules is Determined by a Single Cysteine.

Banerjee, R. R., and Lazar M.A. 

Journal of Biological Chemistry.  276 (28): 25970-25973.  13 Jul. 2001. PMID 11358969.


The hormone resistin links obesity to diabetes.

Steppan, C. M., Bailey, S. T., Bhat, S., Brown, E. J., Banerjee, R. R., Wright, C. M., Patel, H. R., Ahima, R. S., and Lazar, M. A.  

Nature. 409: 307-312. 18 Jan. 2001. PMID 11201732.


A family of tissue-specific resistin-like molecules. 

Steppan, C. M., Brown, E. J., Wright, C. M., Bhat, S, Banerjee, R. R., Dai, C. Y., Enders, G. H., Silberg, D. G., Wen, X., Wu, G. D., and Lazar, M. A.  

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.  98 (2): 502-506. 16 Jan 2001. PMID 11209052.


Studies of the interaction between Rad52 protein and the yeast single-stranded DNA binding protein RPA.

Hays, S.L., Firmenich, A.A., Massey, P. Banerjee, R. and Berg, P.  

Molecular and Cellular Biology. 18(7): 4400-6, Jul. 1998.  PMID 9632824.


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